Getting Started


Video from NEON on how lidar remote sensing works.

Also refer to this excellent resource from on more basic information on lidar and its many applications.


OpenTopography: How to produce DEMs and hillshade in kmz and other formats

Accessing Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) DEM data from OpenTopography

Downloading OpenTopography DEM Global Coverage to ArcGIS from stephen metts.

Downloading DEMs for Google Earth

Using OpenTopography Data in ArcGIS
YouTube playlist for video tutorials for using data and data products downloaded from OpenTopography in ArcGIS.